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San Pedro mayor addresses controversial land sale…

The polls for Municipal Elections 2009 a little more than twenty-four hours away and in municipalities around the country, the barometer is reaching boiling point. The U.D.P. controls all municipalities [...]

…And faces some accountability issues

But while Paz had a fiery exchange from her opponents over the land sales in the Caribbean Coves area, she also had to give accountability on certain decisions taken by [...]

Belize City mayoral candidates to appear on Open Your Eyes

And turning to Belize City, we know that Mayor Zenaida Moya is not talking, so on the eve of Wednesday’s municipal elections we are left with a lot of questions [...]

Pre-school transformed into health/education facility

With the districting of constituencies, a portion of Lake Independence became a part of the Pickstock constituency. Foreign Minister and Area Representative, Wilfred Elrington was on hand this past Saturday [...]

Ship captain charged for recklessly causing disaster

Last Friday we reported the arrest of the captain of the Caribe Mariner, Whitman Gentle. Gentle spent the weekend in the lock up and today, the twenty-nine year old Honduran [...]

Construction worker remanded for robbing fruit vendor

In other court news, a construction worker has been remanded to prison, accused of robbing a fruit vendor. This morning twenty year old Cornel Gomez pleaded not guilty to the [...]

Bakeries are the latest targets for thieves

Two young men have been remanded into custody for attempting to rob and burglarize separate bakeries. The first incident occurred around two-thirty on Thursday at Wahlon’s Bakery on Euphrates Avenue. [...]

Two men charged for brawl on Orange Street

A brawl and contradictory statements between two men has resulted in charges against both. The culprits are videographer Fortunato Noble and jeweler Ivorr Perez who, around ten-thirty Friday night, became [...]

Trailer stolen from businessman Karl H. Menzies

The number of robberies and thefts continues to increase and one of the most recent cases is of a four wheel trailer stolen from a Belize City businessman. Eighty-one year [...]

Woman found floating five miles out in open sea

Today in the area of Robinson Pines in the outskirts of Belize City, a young woman was found floating in open waters approximately four to five miles off the coast. [...]

Nurse sharks being killed near Caye Caulker

There is growing outrage that a large number of nurse sharks have been killed along the shores of Caye Caulker. And according to a tour guide who went to visit [...]

Chamber of Commerce and Industry announces new C.E.O.

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry has made a high profile announcement, and after close to four months without a C.E.O, the Chamber has appointed Mrs. Celene Cleland-Gomez to [...]

Pre-school kids march to kick off Child Stimulation Month

This morning thousands of preschoolers and their parents, guardians and relatives took to the streets of the old capital. Their mission was to increase attention to the need for early [...]

Security forces train in proper prisoner handling

There are frequent allegations on cases of police brutality and to ensure appropriate behaviour by the security forces, the Ministry of National Security in collaboration with the British High Commission [...]

Valley Renaissance takes the lead in Super League

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. The defending Belize Bank Super League champion Texmar Boys rolled into Dangriga yesterday to face the red hot Valley Renaissance [...]

Fuel prices down… but just for elections?

Fuel prices are going down at midnight. But is it a gimmick to sweeten the teapot on the heels of the municipal elections on Wednesday? Prices last went up in [...]